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May 18, 2015


April 28, 2015

April 22, 2015

Animal Control Receives Grant From Wags And Menace
April 14, 2015


December 16, 2014 (Schnee/Oberholtzer flyer)

December 1, 2014

October 7, 2014

September 29, 2014

IRS Scam
August 06, 2014  

Citizens Police Academy
July 29, 2014  (CPA Application

Bella The Survivor
June 25, 2014  (Bella Reunited 1)  (Bella Reunited 2)

Assault 6/17/2014 Update
June 20, 2014

Assault 6/17/2014
June 17, 2014

2014 Montezuma Flood
June 04, 2014 (Montezuma Flood Map) (Montezuma Flood Picture) (Montezuma Flood Picture)

2014 Wildfire Preparedness Exercise
May 27, 2014

Spring Runoff and Swift Water Safety
May 23, 2014

Arrest Made in Drug, Juvenile Sexual Assault Case
May 7, 2014 (Fritts.jpg)

Firefighters Battle Small Fire North of Silverthorne
May 5, 2014 (MtPowellFire.jpg)

Summit County Sheriff's Office Awards Scholarship
April 9, 2014 (Scholarship.jpg)

Sheriff's Office and Summit School District Urge Parents to Monitor Teen Cell Phone and Internet Use
March 28, 2014

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions on Local Marijuana Use, Purchase and Possession
March 20, 2014

Sheriff's Office Recognized as Hometown Heroes
March 20, 2014 (HometownHeroes.jpg)

Sheriff's Office K-9 "Tommy" Retires
March 5, 2014
(Tommy.jpg; SimthandTommy.jpg)

Avalanche Update: Body of Missing Skier Located
February 11, 2014

Avalanche Reported in Summit County; One Reported Missing
February 11, 2014

Summit County Rapid Avalanche Deployment Program Recognizes Team Members
January 23, 2014 (Patch.jpg; RAD Team Photo.jpg; Sheriff RAD Presentation.jpg)

Sheriff Announces Re-Election Bid
January 3, 2014 (Announcement.jpg)


Two Arrested for Aggravated Assault
December 30, 2013 (Hill.jpg; Orr.jpg)

Yellow Dog Project

December 9, 2013

Sheriff Recognizes Deputies for Lifesaving Efforts

December 5, 2013 (Awards 120513.jpg)

Sheriff Reminds You to Lock Your Cars
November 15, 2013

CBI In-Custody Death Investigation Complete; No Charges to be Filed
August 26, 2013

Summit County Man Charged in Dog Attack
August 22, 2013

Road Closures and Traffic Delays Expected During USA Pro Challenge Bike Race
August 16, 2013

Sheriff Presents Citizen Commendation and Lifesaving Awards
August 8, 2013 (Awards.jpg)

White River National Forest and Summit County Currently Without Fire Restrictions
July 3, 2013

Lock Your Cars!
June 26, 2013

Two Arrested for Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft
May 17, 2013

Rescue Group Earns MRA Re-Accreditation
May 15, 2013 (SCRG 2013 7in.jpg)

Woman Pleads Guilty to Cruelty to Animals
May 14, 2013 (Chartier.jpg)

Man Arrested for Trespass and Possession of a Firearm
May 10, 2013 (Ward.jpg)

Animal Control & Shelter Wins Agency of the Year Award
April 25, 2013 (Animal Control Award.jpg)

Operation Three Strikes: Emergency Preparedness Exercise
April 24, 2013 (Media Advisory)

SCSO Awards Scholarship to Chelsea Christianson
April 2, 2013 (Christianson.jpg)

Sheriff's Rebuttal Letter to the Denver Post re: Ski Area Injuries and Fatalities
March 20, 2013

Sheriff's Office Assists Postal Inspection Service with Drug Interdiction Operations
March 7, 2013 (Uribe-Salinas.jpg; Bullock.jpg; McCombs.jpg; Brown.jpg; Perlman.jpg; Wood.jpg; Davenport.jpg; Morrison.jpg; Schmitz.jpg)

No Ski Area Parking at Peaks Trailhead
March 1, 2013

Vehicle Search Nets $120,000 in Illegal Narcotics
March 1, 2013 (Meth.jpg, Cocaine.jpg)

Man Arrested for Stealing Summit Stage Bus
March 1, 2013 (Mock.jpg)

Ski Area Terrain Closures Mitigate Hazards on the Mountain
February 27, 2013

Rapid Avalanche Deployment Exercise to Take Place February 23
February 20, 2013 (FFL Dropoff.jpg)

Inmate Fails to Return from Work Release
February 19, 2013 (Soto.jpg)

Man Threatens Four with Handgun
February 7, 2013 (Montagne.jpg)

Deputy Receives Lifesaving Award
February 7, 2013 (Stewart Lifesaving Award.jpg)

DUI Numbers Up in Summit County
January 4, 2013

Dog Rescued from Thin Ice
December 4, 2012 (Reunion.jpg; Dog Rescue1.jpg; Dog Rescue2.jpg; Dog Rescue3.jpg; Dog Rescue4.jpg)
Video: (Dog Rescue.mov)

Sheriff's Office & Dillon Ranger District Thank Ryan's Recovery
October 24, 2012 (Jeep Recovery.jpg; Jeep Recovery2.jpg)

Sheriff's Office Reminds You to Lock Your Cars
September 26, 2012

For the Summit County Rescue Group, There's No Such Thing as a "Typical" Rescue
August 9, 2012 (Quandary Dogs1.jpg; Quandary Dogs2.jpg; Quandary Dogs3.jpg)

Space Still Available for Seventh Annual Citizens Police Academy 
August 1, 2012 (Application Form for Citizens Police Academy)

Fire Restrictions Lifted in Summit County 
July 18, 2012 (Resolution 2012-46)

Seventh Annual Citizens Police Academy Kicks Off September 5 
July 13, 2012 (Application Form for Citizens Police Academy)

Stage II Fire Restrictions Go Into Effect 
June 20, 2012

Arrest Made in Kohler Homicide Case 
June 8, 2012 (Gavin.jpg)

Developments Made in Kohler Homicide
June 7, 2012

Fire Restrictions to Go Into Effect June 8, 2012 in Summit County
June 7, 2012

Leads Still Being Explored in Kohler Homicide
May 31, 2012

Dud Spuds - Full-Scale Emergency Preparedness Exercise
May 31, 2012

Body Found at Trailhead Identified
May 22, 2012

Body Found at Trailhead
May 20, 2012

Thefts from Vehicles Increase as Temperature Rises
April 13, 2012

Montezuma Fire - Update 6:30pm
March 26, 2012 

Montezuma Fire - Update 5:00pm
March 26, 2012 

Summit County Detention Facility Now Composting
March 23, 2012 

SCSO/SCRG Letter re: Charging for Backcountry Rescues
March 14, 2012 (SCRG Background Sheet

Sheriff's Office Takes Top Honors in Annual Ski/Snowboard Race
March 6, 2012 

SVP Registers in Summit County
February 14, 2012 

Marijuana Cultivation Arrest Made
January 25, 2012 (Shumsky.jpg)

Bond Increased for Royal "Scoop" Daniel
December 16, 2011 

Royal "Scoop" Daniel Back in Colorado
December 13, 2011 (Daniel.jpg

Frisco Police Officer Charged with 3rd Degree Assault
December 5, 2011 

Thefts from Unlocked Vehicles on the Rise
November 22, 2011 

Three Arrested in US Ski Team Equipment Thefts
November 16, 2011 (Lancaster.jpg; Lundquist.jpg; Callahan.jpg

Summit County Sheriff's Office Marks 150-Year Anniversary
November 2, 2011 (Sheriff Detweiler.jpg) 

Arrest Made in Child Pornography Case
September 9, 2011 (DSoos.jpg

Arrest Made After Chase at Copper Mountain
September 7, 2011 (CLawhorn.jpg

Road Closures and Traffic Delays Expected During Bike Race
August 25, 2011 

Spots Still Available in Summit County Citizens Police Academy
August 19, 2011 

Sixth Annual Summit County Citizens Police Academy Kicks Off September 7
August 5, 2011 

Summit County Sheriff's Office Now on Twitter
July 11, 2011 

Arrest Made in Bias-Motivated Assault
July 11, 2011 (JCornwell.jpg

Moose Calf Rescued from Window Well
June 28, 2011 (Moose Rescue1.jpg; Moose Rescue2.jpg

Voluntary Evacuations Lifted for Montezuma
June 18, 2011 

Drunk Driver Sentenced
June 15, 2011 

It's Not Too Late to Sandbag
May 31, 2011 

Swift Water Safety
May 27, 2011 (en Español

Got Seatbelt?
May 25, 2011 

High Water Preparedness Open House Planned
May 17, 2011 

Sheriff's Office Reminds Teens: Don't Drink & Drive on Prom Night
April 25, 2011 

ATM Break-Ins Reported
April 20, 2011 

K-9 Bobby Assists Colorado State Patrol
April 18, 2011 (Bobby and Cash.jpg) 

Summit County Sheriff's Office Awards Scholarship
April 5, 2011 (SCSO Scholarship 2011.jpg

Sheriff's Office Reminds You to Lock Your Cars and Homes
March 29, 2011 

No Ski Area Parking at Trailheads
March 25, 2011 

Kids and Cops
March 25, 2011 (DVE ThankyouCard.jpg

Sheriff's Office Warns of Craigslist and Email Scams
March 23, 2011 

Parking 'For Sale' Vehicles on Public Roads Illegal
March 22, 2011 

Sheriff's Office Vehicle Hit by Drunk Driver
March 15, 2011 (SO Vehicle.jpg; SSanchez.jpg

The Face of Thirty Years of Law Enforcement
March 11, 2011 (DiBartolomeo 1964.jpg; DiBartolomeo 2011.jpg

Arrest Made in Attempted Robbery at Copper Mountain
March 7, 2011 

Sheriff's Office Takes First Place in Colorado Peace Officers Ski/Snowboard Race
March 3, 2011 (SkiRace.jpg)

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